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About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique road signage. Every piece evokes a personal narrative, documenting the American experience throughout the decades.
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Dimensions: H 45 in. W 4 ft. 4 in. D 13 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Charming Late 19th Century Hand-Carved Carousel Ca...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Expertly carved late 19th century carousel camel with glass eyes and origin...
Dimensions: H 5.5 in. W 3.5 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Copper
Vintage Bronx Toy Factory Standard Poodle Copper T...
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1950s American Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Copper
Vintage toy mold from Bronx toy factory. Great standard poodle form. Patina...
Substantial Cast Iron Vintage Industrial Welder's Table
Dimensions: H 35.5 in. W 5 ft. 2 in. D 5 ft. 2 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Substantial Cast Iron Vintage Industrial Welder's ...
Offered by Urban Country
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Industrial and Work Tables
Iron
Amazing retail display or loft dining table made of solid cast iron. Origin...
Dimensions: H 16.5 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Gesso, Wood
Late 19th Century Spanish Colonial Carved Santos w...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century Central American Spanish Colonial Sculptures and ...
Gesso, Wood
Late 19th century hand-carved Santos with inset glass eyes and original ges...
Dimensions: H 45 in. W 4 ft. 4 in. D 12 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Early 20th Century Double-Sided Iron Nautical Trad...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Iron
Early 20th century double-sided sheet iron, cast iron, hand-painted trade s...
Dimensions: H 14.5 in. W 7.75 in. D 5.25 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Vintage Heavy Cast Iron Cigar Smoking Monkey Targe...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art
Iron
Vintage cast iron cigar smoking monkey. Possibly a shooting gallery target ...
Dimensions: H 20 in. W 12 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Collection of Three Early 20th Century "XXX" Cast ...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century American Steampunk Signs
Iron
Collection of three iron railroad crossing "X" signs. Three dimensional let...
Dimensions: H 29.5 in. W 7 ft. 8.3 in. D 35.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Late 19th Century Three-Drawer Harvest Table or St...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Country Dining Room Tables
Wood
Late 19th century harvest table or store counter with fantastic chunky turn...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 9.8 in. W 34.25 in. D 1.75 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Sheet Metal
Pair of Large Pop Art Style Miller High Life Metal...
Offered by Urban Country
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
These large Miller High Life trade signs make quite a statement hung on a S...
Late 19th Century Midwestern Train Depot Luggage Cart
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 11.5 in. W 5 ft. D 43.25 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Wood
Late 19th Century Midwestern Train Depot Luggage C...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Steampunk More Furniture and Collectible...
Iron, Wood
Late 19th century substantial luggage cart from a Midwestern United States ...
Dimensions: H 13 in. W 16 ft. 2 in. D 2 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Late 19th Century General Store "Paints & Varnishe...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Fantastic three dimensional letters, wood and sand paint. "Paints & Varnish...
1950s Carnival Photo Op Tarzan and Jane Portrait Boards
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 5.5 in. W 47.5 in. D 0.13 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
1950s Carnival Photo Op Tarzan and Jane Portrait B...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Pair of 1950s carnival photo op Tarzan and Jane hand-painted wood photo pro...
Dimensions: H 30 in. W 18 in. D 21 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Unusual 19th Century, Rotating Tramp Art Tower
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Antique Late 19th Century North American More Folk Art
Wood
Multi-Layered and very detailed tramp art masterpiece. Possibly intended as...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 4.3 in. W 15 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Early 20th Century Midwestern Carved American Folk...
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Midwestern United States hand-carved American Folk Art TOTEM pole found in ...
Dimensions: H 18 in. W 4 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Trio of Early 20th Century Indian Clubs with Origi...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century North American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Trio of Indian clubs or juggling pins with great original alligatored paint...
Large Lighted Advertising Arrow, circa 1940s
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 8.5 in. W 33 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Large Lighted Advertising Arrow, circa 1940s
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1950s American Steampunk More Furniture and Collectibles
Fantastic large-scale advertising arrow. Sheet iron construction with stead...
Dimensions: H 17 in. W 6 ft. 5.5 in. D 3 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Late 19th Century "JOHN" Large Scale American Trad...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Late 19th century original sand and paint surface "JOHN" sign.
Dimensions: H 30.5 in. W 38.5 in. D 38.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Copper
1890s Large Hand Hammered Copper Candy Factory Ind...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Steampunk More Furniture and Collectible...
Copper
This is one of those things with a great wow factor and story all in one. S...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. W 28 in. D 25 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Composition, Plastic
Vintage Iconic Piggly Wiggly Parade Advertising Co...
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Composition, Plastic
Iconic Piggly Wiggly trade sign parade costume head. Bigger than life and r...
Vintage Industrial Bra Molds
Dimensions: H 9.5 in. W 16 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Vintage Industrial Bra Molds
Unknown
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1950s American More Furniture and Collectibles
Industrial bra mold forms. Great wall hangings. The larger set is 16" wid...
Dimensions: H 8.25 in. W 8 in. D 5.75 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Copper
Vintage Large Scale Campbell's Soup Kid Bronx Toy ...
Offered by Urban Country
Mid-20th Century American Steampunk Sculptures and Carvings
Copper
Iconic Americana Campbell's soup Bronx toy factory toy mold. Fantastic pati...
Large-Scale Glazed Foundry Crucible
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 28.5 in. D 28.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Lava, Stone
Large-Scale Glazed Foundry Crucible
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century Unknown Machine Age Planters and Jardinieres
Lava, Stone
Very large smelting Crucible for bronze or steel foundry. Beautiful green v...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 2.3 in. W 42.25 in. D 10.75 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Sheet Metal
Vintage Lighted and Flashing 8 Ball Pool Hall and ...
Offered by Urban Country
Mid-20th Century North American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
Vintage flashing "8 Ball" pool hall and juke joint sign with working electr...
Dimensions: H 10.5 in. W 8 in. D 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Pair of Antique Port and Starboard Brass Ship Lant...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Nautical Objects
Brass
Pair of brass port and starboard ship navigational oil lanterns. Original i...
Vintage 1942 Ford Pickup Truck Front
Dimensions: H 41 in. W 5 ft. 10 in. D 20 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Vintage 1942 Ford Pickup Truck Front
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1940s American Steampunk More Furniture and Collectibles
Iron
1942 Ford pickup truck with "sealed beam lights." Remnants of original gree...
Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish
Dimensions: H 11 in. W 23 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish
Felipe Archuleta
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Similar to Archuleta carved fish in the Smithsonian National Museum of Amer...
Dimensions: H 36 in. W 28 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron
Vintage Large Cast Iron Optical Shop Trade Sign
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Iron
Three dimensional cast iron trade sign for optician or optical shop. Sign w...
Dimensions: H 47.5 in. W 5 ft. 3.5 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Early 20th Century Wood & Iron Hand-Painted Meat M...
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Fantastic early 20th century trade sign hand-painted for meat market by pro...
Dimensions: H 4 ft. 4 in. W 18 in. D 14 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Large-Scale Hand-Carved Wooden Folk Art Figures
Offered by Urban Country
20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
Wood
Kenneth Anthony Krogmeir carvings. Mr. Krogmeir was a dairy farmer from For...
Dimensions: H 7 ft. 4 in. W 9 ft. 8 in. D 0.07 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Canvas
Early Sunshine Studios American Side Show Electric...
Offered by Urban Country
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Canvas
Early example of American sideshow banner art. Painted at the Sunshine Stud...
Dimensions: H 31 in. W 31 in. D 31 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Iron, Paint
Pair of Huge Early 20th Century Cape Cod Cast Iron...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century American Steampunk Nautical Objects
Iron, Paint
Objects in images appear much bigger in person! Substantial cast iron nauti...
Dimensions: H 5 ft. 1 in. W 40 in. D 1.75 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Silk
1880s Odd Fellows Lodge All-Seeing Eye Hand-Painte...
Offered by Urban Country
Antique 1880s American Signs
Silk
Early 1880s Odd Fellows Lodge banner from Centerville, Dakota. Excellent ha...
Dimensions: H 20 in. W 9 in. D 4 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Copper
Industrial Rubber Glove Factory Vintage Copper Mol...
Unknown
Offered by Urban Country
20th Century American More Furniture and Collectibles
Copper
Industrial rubber glove molds found in a Midwestern United States factory. ...
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 7 ft. 6 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Large Early Carnival Automobile Ride Original Hand...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a great automobil...
Dimensions: H 41 in. W 7 ft. 6 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Large Early Carnival Ride Race Car Speedway Hand-P...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with vintage speedway ...
Dimensions: H 35 in. W 7 ft. 6 in. D 1.5 in.
Dealer Location: Santa Monica & Palm Springs, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wood
Large Early Carnival Futuristic "Miss England" Aut...
Offered by Urban Country
Early 20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood
Fantastic early hand-painted carnival rounding board with a race car of the...